Learning

A collection of 4 posts

Oct 16, 2020

The secret to successful online meetings and events

The secret to successful online meetings and events

As an event professional I've always been frustrated with the orthodoxy that suggests events and meetings should be typical and boring. It is particularly frustrating and stupid when this logic is applied to online meetings. No surprise that after many months, zoom fatigue is widespread.

Sep 30, 2020

Future Tools: Zorin OS

Future Tools: Zorin OS

Zorin is a great example of what’s possible with free and open source software. Like standing on the shoulders of giants, this is how Linux operates as an ecosystem.

Aug 31, 2020

The radical benefits of virtual participation

The radical benefits of virtual participation

We tend to have a false collective assumption that health is binary. Either we’re healthy, or we’re sick. If we’re sick, we should be fixed, so we can be healthy again. Otherwise if we remain sick, we’re broken, and then tend to be marginalized by society and sometimes forgotten.

Mar 24, 2020

Future Tools: BigBlueButton

Future Tools: BigBlueButton

Based out of Ottawa, BigBlueButton (BBB) was initially developed at Carleton University in 2008. It was designed to create a free and open source alternative to proprietary collaborative web conferencing, as well as easily integrate into other learning platforms and software.